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Isabel Reinertson gets presented with a Paul Harris award by Sterling Land, our Assistant District Governor.  Thanks Isabel for donating multiple times to the Rotary Foundation.
 
Gary was presented with a special Paul Harris award by Roger Perry, Past District Governor.  Gary has now donated $10,000 US to the Rotary Foundation.
 
Feli and Romeo, inbound exchange students, joined our Curl for Cancer team this year.
 
At a recent meeting, Feli Harun our Exchange Student from Germany gave us an update on her first two months in Canada.  She has made trips with her host family and a host family from the Shuswap Club, and has already become very involved with activities at the High School.
 
Also, one of our newer members, Lynda Stepura, gave us her bio - more to follow on that.
 
Say "hello" to our newest member, Nancy Cooper.  Nancy has been in the community for many years teaching at Okanagan College.  Now she is in her second term as Mayor of Salmon Arm.  Welcome, Nancy!
 
This organization is committed to ensuring girls get the opportunity to attend school in Africa, India, and other countries. And we were thrilled to be able to donate $1,000 to their cause. See more at www.daysforgirls.org
 
Rotary Club of Salmon Arm presents a cheque for $2000 to Sue McCrae, President of the Shuswap Music Festival.
 
Rotary Club of Salmon Arm presents Shuswap Theatre Society with a cheque for $1000. The funds are accepted by Joyce Henderson, President. The funds will be used for audio equipment that will assist the hearing impaired in the audience.
 
 

Welcome to the Salmon Arm Rotary Club

We are a group of committed and interesting people - who love to serve the community.  We are also very social and enjoy one another's company.  We have been in existence since 1946 and serving the community with many different projects.  If you want more information Contact Us.  To see what we're up to on a regular basis, click the link to Facebook at the top right of this page.

We meet Mondays at 12:10 PM at the Podollan Inn located at 1460 Trans Canada Hwy NE Salmon Arm V1E 4N1 (See Map). Doors open at 11:45AM. Lunch cost is $13. Meeting only $8 (includes coffee, tea, water).

Our mailing address is:
Salmon Arm Rotary Club, PO Box 224, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4N3

See a video of our 70th Year Celebration

Check out clubs in our area  -  www.ourrotary.com

 

 
Home Page Stories
Martin Ketteringham, one of our members, gave us a vocational talk on the history and activities of the Salvation Army.
 
 
Here is a picture of Alyson Clifton and her mom Isabel.  Alyson made a presentation recently about the Paralympics and our local involvement. Well done!
 
 
Sterling Land, our Assistant District Governor, gave a talk on the organization of Rotary - from Rotary International, then on to District organizations (ours is District 5060), and then to the Club level.
 
 
Here's a picture of Norm Brown, our Past President, being presented with a certificate of appreciation for School Lunches by the staff and kids at Grindrod Elementary.
Hannah Bates, this year's outbound Youth Exchange Student from our Club, sent us a story on her first month or so in Germany.  She's in a little town near Bremen.
 
Here's Heino Lilles and his tulip crew planting 400 special bulbs for Canada's 150th birthday.  They will be in bloom in the spring of 2017 in front of City Hall.
 
 
On October 22, over 470 guests attended our 14th Annual Wine Fest.
 
Keep an eye on our Wine Fest website - www.shuswapwinefest.com for information on next year's event, and current links to our sponsors and exhibitors.
 
On Monday, we had a visit from District Governor Vern Nielsen.  Rotary International is organized into geographic "Districts."  Ours has 60 clubs ranging from Clearwater, BC, down across the US border to Prosser, Washington.   Each year, a new District Governor is appointed, and this year ours is Vern, from Kelowna.
 
We had a great presentation from Dr. Richard Currie, who worked several years with Medicins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) - in Ethiopia, Kenya, Central African Republic and Peru.  His topic was International Development in Today's World.
 
In July this year, judges from the Communities in Bloom project visited Salmon Arm.  Representatives from all three Salmon Arm Clubs were on hand for the event.
 
 
 
Speakers
Rick Roberts
Dec 12, 2016
Biography
Heino Lilles
Dec 19, 2016
The Canadian Law Structure
No Meeting
Dec 26, 2016
Boxing Day
 
Meeting Responsibilities
Nov 28
Tickets
Holmes, Marvel
 
Door
Graf, Coleman
 
Sherriff
Land, Sterling
 
Inspirational Moment
Lynd, Warne
 
Dec 5
Tickets
Marshall, Rob
 
Door
Reinertson, Isabel
 
Sherriff
Hudson, Danny
 
Inspirational Moment
Nobbs, Lisa
 
Dec 12
Tickets
Killick, Bruce
 
Door
Johnston, Darcy
 
Sherriff
Roberts, Rick
 
Inspirational Moment
Nevrkla, Hazel
 
 
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